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Old June 12, 2012, 02:54 PM
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Originally Posted by JJThomp View Post
That's is because on a 3.5inch screen it is very difficult to tell the difference. If you pull out an iPad it looks like garbage and it uses basically the same OS. Move that up to a 13 inch lappy and it will be even worse.
No, it's not a size thing with a difference being difficult to tell, the iphone4 is exactly double the old resolution, so old apps look exactly the same. The ipad is a different resolution and size, so some kind of scaling other than just replacing each pixel with 4 pixels of the same colour has to happen.

Originally Posted by JJThomp View Post
Turning 1 green pixel into 4 green pixels essentially makes your 4 green pixels 1 pixel and it will look the same as a normal screen of the same size just using 1 pixel anyways.
Right, that's what I've been saying.
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